Jewelry is not only pleasing to the face, it also brings out the beauty in whoever is wearing it. Unlike other products, the value of jewelry increases over time. This is why it is important to take good care of it. Cleaning your Jewelry regularly will remove all dullness and dents caused by constant exposure to dust, lotions, perfumes and so on. An old piece of jewelry will look like new if it is properly cleaned. There are many ways to clean your jewelry but I’ll be focusing on cleaning jewelry using homemade products.
Homemade jewelry cleaner
Jewelry cleaners are easy to manufacture at home with simple products which can be found around your home. These items include baking soda, dish detergent, salt, vinegar, toothpaste and so on. These common household products will make your jewelry sparkle at little or no cost at all.
Reasons to choose homemade cleaners:
- They are inexpensive thereby saving you money
- they are easy to use unlike other industrial cleaners
- they are eco-friendly, helping to preserve the environment
Effective Cleaning Methods:
Apple Cider Vinegar
Add two cups of apple cider vinegar in a bowl, soak your jewelry in it for at least 15 minutes and dry it out with a soft cloth when you take it out. All the dirt’s will be removed, leaving your jewelry sparkling.
Mild dish detergent solution
Jewelries made out of Gold can be easily dulled by all the different substances and make-up that you wear every day. The simplest way to clean it is by using a mild dish detergent. Mix a small amount of dish detergent with warm water. Let your jewelry sit for a few minutes in the soap mixture. Use a soft toothbrush to clean our jewelry. After cleaning, remove it from the soap solution and rinse it thoroughly. Make sure to dry it with a soft cloth before storing it away.
Precautions to use these cleaners
While making and using your own homemade cleaner, do not forget to wear gloves to protect your skin. These solutions can be very drying.